Faculty & Administration

Chris Croghan

Chris Croghan

Assistant Professor and Director of the Luther House of Study

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Ph.D., Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota

Master of Divinity, Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1995

Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Augustana College, Sioux Falls SD, 1991.


Christopher Croghan, Assistant Professor of Religion at Augustana College, serves on the Sioux Falls Seminary faculty part-time in addition to his role as Director of the Luther House of Study. Croghan, an ordained minister for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), is as an instructor for the South Dakota Synod (ELCA), specializing in Associate in Ministry training.  Croghan received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1991 from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD, and his Master of Divinity from Luther Seminary in Saint Paul, MN. He recently completed his Ph.D. in Church History at Luther Seminary.

As a Luther scholar, his interests and expertise include the Reformation, life and theology of Luther, Lutheran Confessions, Luther’s catechisms, and many other areas. As a member of the faculty, he provides guidance to Lutheran students at Sioux Falls Seminary--helping them foster a professional ethos compatible with Lutheran congregations.